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Swedish midsummer

My mother Marlous and my aunt Helma Stockmann came to visit us in Gothenburg, which happened to coincide with the Swedish midsummer celebration. This is one of the most important traditions of Sweden and fun for foreigners to experience. I took my mother and Helma

Birthday in Denmark

As Erik was going with the Glaciological Society of Iceland 'JÖRFÍ' up on the Vatnajökull glacier and needed transport to Copenhagen Airport, I decided to spend the time in Denmark at my mother's new home, and celebrate my 50+ birthday with friends in Gundsømagle. It's

Glitnir 13 years

Our older Smooth Collie, Glitnir has now reached the admirable age of 13 years. She is still in pretty good shape and not on any medication. During the year, she had one near-death incident when she drank algae water. I had to bring her to

Deli 9 years

Our youngest Smooth Collie, Deli (Honey Melon Fay Fidelia) turned 9 yesterday. Every year she manages to add to her life at times feel like a miracle. She has a badly functioning pancreas and that causes challenges to her health. Luckily, not all the time,

Happy New Year 2022

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! We just came back from perfect winter conditions in Särna, Dalarna in Sweden where we celebrated New Year with our friends Bo and Susan, Kennel Ulvedalen. Erik got his first-ever sled dog trip with an 8-dog team and Bo